Search for Elderly Man

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The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office wants residents to be on the look out for an elderly man.

The sheriff’s office said just before 1pm Monday they were called for a well-being check on 73-year-old Murel Parks Sr. in the 1600 block of Arthur Avenue. Deputies found he was not at his residence. His vehicle was found on North 6th Street.

Deputies searched the area and were unsuccessful in locating Mr. Parks. Officials said he was last seen on January 21. He’s believed to be wearing a brown Carhart Jacket. He’s described as being 5’11, 160lbs with red or auburn shoulder length hair. If anyone has any information contact the sheriff’s office at (740) 622-2411.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.